The photo is a shot of Washington County, Pennsylvania. A compressor station that services several Marcellus shale wells is located near the rear of some farms.
Decisions spurs mixed reaction among farm organizations.
The USDA issued this map of the offices that will be closing.
The previous five years, winter honeybee losses were around 30 percent, but only 22 percent died this year.
It’s not as common in Ohio, but stripe rust could be a problem in some wheat fields this year, and some growers are already seeing signs.
For Josh Moorefield, of Shreve, Ohio, making hay is what got him into farming, and kept him farming.
Although planting is ahead of last year, much of the area is short on rain and some damage is being observed.
One of the dairy measures proposed for the next farm bill would kick in when the price received for milk sinks too close to the cost of feed.
That’s what it’s all about: preserving and improving draft horse skills and traditions and passing them on to the next generation.
June is dairy month, but if milk prices don’t improve it may not be very exciting.